What does Southern mean?
Southern [south-ern] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and Southern means "from the south". Southern is an alternate spelling of Sothern (Old English): place name.
Associated with: old english.
(female) Middle name pairings:
Southern Tyrus (S.T.), ..
How popular is Southern?
Southern is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#4381 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Southern has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Ahern, Bourn, Hawthorn, Lother, Louther, Luther▼, Luvern, Saunder, Saunders, Severn, Shepherd, Shubert, Skuyler, Slater, Smithson, Smythe, Smythson (see Smith), Sohan, Somers, Sommer, Sommers, Soren▲, Southerland, Southwell, Squier, Squiers, Stearn, Steen, Stein, Sten, Stephen▼, Stern, Sterne, Struther (see Struthers), Struthers, Sudbery (see Sudbury), Sumner, Sutherland, Sutton▲, Swithin, Swithinn (see Swithin), Swithun and Trahern. These names tend to be more frequently used than Southern.See names in meaning and etymology.